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Best of Canberra Guide

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Canberra
You can fit a lot into a visit to Australia’s capital city. Surrounded by nature parks, Canberra is best known for a vast collection of history and culture that provides a snapshot of the nation. Discover precincts housing, thriving local arts and foodie scenes, family friendly attractions, outdoor experiences and the acclaimed cool-climate wineries that dot the surrounding area.

All things to do » Things to do

Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial
Owner description: The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have... more Owner description: The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Australian Parliament House
Australian Parliament House
The home of Australia's Parliament and the meeting place of a nation, Australian Parliament House offers visitors to Canberra a unique experience.
Attraction type: Government Buildings
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National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Australia
The collection of over 100,000 pieces contains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, as well as Australian, Asian and international works.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Questacon
Questacon
With over 200 educational and interactive exhibits, Questacon seeks to make science fun for all.
Attraction type: Science Museums
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Lake Burley Griffin
Lake Burley Griffin
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Lanterne Rooms
Lanterne Rooms
Ranked #1 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Price: $12 - $26
Cuisines: Asian, Fusion, Malaysian
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pomegranate
Pomegranate
Ranked #2 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Price: $13 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Les Bistronomes
Les Bistronomes
Ranked #3 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Courgette Restaurant
Courgette Restaurant
Ranked #4 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Price: $60 - $65
Cuisines: European, Australian
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ottoman Cuisine
Ottoman Cuisine
Ranked #5 of 1,362 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Canberra City YHA
3.0 of 5
Canberra City YHA
$30 - $92 (A$40 - A$124)
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Avenue Hotel Canberra
5.0 of 5
Avenue Hotel Canberra
$116 - $269
Ranked #2 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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Aria Hotel Canberra
4.0 of 5
Aria Hotel Canberra
$91 - $200 (₹5,883 - ₹12,929)
Ranked #3 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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Little National Hotel
4.0 of 5
Little National Hotel
$98 - $192 (A$132 - A$258)
Ranked #5 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Jamala Wildlife Lodge
4.0 of 5
Jamala Wildlife Lodge
$663 - $1,085
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East Hotel
4.5 of 5
East Hotel
$152 - $221
Ranked #1 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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Hyatt Hotel Canberra
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Hotel Canberra
$161 - $439
Ranked #4 of 57 Hotels in Canberra
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